Deutsche Bahn

Trial test run preparations

Should trial testing take place on the railway infrastructure operated and maintained by DB Netz AG, corresponding preparatory measures are required. These are described in the following, and corresponding information and documents are provided.

In the event that non-homologated vehicles should be tested using the railway infrastructure operated and maintained by DB Netz AG, this shall be prepared accordingly together with DB Netz AG. To this end, the first step is to submit a corresponding application to the technical infrastructure access department at DB Netz.

The title of the application is "Application for Implementing a Voting Procedure to Prepare for Conducting Trial Testing Measures on a Vehicle". The application may be submitted by individuals who can prove that they have a genuine and, in particular, a direct interest in maintaining and upholding the trial testing target. The applicant must have also taken steps to ensure that he or she can implement the result, or outcome of the voting procedure without any delay.

The relevant and applicable trial testing documentation must be enclosed with the informal application.

Using existing, predefined templates largely ensures that all necessary and relevant information is provided.